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Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip

This forecast is supplied by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology through automated means, and is updated periodically.

Before using this forecast for navigational purposes, you should familiarise yourself with our legal disclaimer. You may wish to check the forecast with the BOM here.


IDV10460
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

Local Waters Forecast for Port Phillip
Issued at 4:21 pm EDT on Thursday 23 November 2017
for the period until midnight EDT Monday 27 November 2017.

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Please be aware
Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum
waves may be up to twice the height.
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Warning Information
Details of warnings are available on the Bureau's website www.bom.gov.au, by
telephone 1300-659-217* or through some TV and radio broadcasts.

Weather Situation
A high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will drift very slowly eastwards
during the remainder of the week and over the weekend. A broad low pressure
trough will enter far western Victorian coastal waters late today then move
slowly across Bass Strait on Friday and Saturday, finally crossing eastern
Victorian coastal waters on Sunday as another high develops south of the Bight.

Forecast for Thursday 23 November until midnight
Winds: Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots in the south in
the evening. Winds tending northeast to southeasterly in the evening. Squalls
to 40 knots possible in the far north until evening with showers and
thunderstorms. Seas: Around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of
showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. 

Forecast for Friday 24 November
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in
the morning then turning southerly in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre.
Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in
the afternoon and evening. 

Forecast for Saturday 25 November
Winds: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy.
80% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and
evening. 

Forecast for Sunday 26 November
Winds: North to northeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southwesterly 15
to 20 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1
metre during the evening. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The
chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. 

Forecast for Monday 27 November
Winds: South to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending south to southeasterly 10
to 15 knots during the day. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres
in the north during the afternoon. Weather: Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower. 

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:10 am EDT Friday.

* Calls to 1300 number cost around 27.5c inc. GST, higher from mobiles or
public phones. Marine forecasts are also available on VHF and HF radio. View
the radio schedule on www.bom.gov.au/marine

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Check the latest Coastal Waters Forecast or Local Waters Forecast for
information on wind, wave and weather conditions for these coastal zones.
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